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Westport COVID-19 Cases, Deaths Unchanged

The state said today its Westport COVID-19 case count was unchanged at 342 (327 confirmed and 15 probable) while the number of deaths also was unchanged at 23.

Gov Ned Lamont’s office today announced 87 new cases of COVID-19 in Connecticut out of 7,518 tests, for a rate of about 1.2% — slightly higher than the state’s usual rate but still much lower than other states have experienced.

Additionally, state numbers reveal two more coronavirus-linked deaths, bringing the state’s total to 4,460.

The state currently has 54 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 up seven since Thursday but down from a week ago. Hospitalizations have tended to fall on weekends then rise during the week but have generally trended downward in recent weeks and months.

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